While Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo is running with super strong collections, another Sankranthi film Sarileru Neekevvaru is running with decent collections. In fact, SLN released a day before to AVPL and successfully got more screens to mint maximum share on day one. AVPL couldn't get required number of screens on day one.
Even then, AVPL breached SLN in maximum number of areas except a few. Chennai is one such area in which SLN crossed AVPL in collections.
According to Chennai trade reports, SLN collected Rs.57 lakh gross for 5 days while AVPL trails with Rs.33 lakh gross for 4 days. Apart from Chennai, SLN is leading in Guntur, East and West Godavari districts as well.
SLN was directed by Anil Ravipudi under Sri Venkateswara Creations and AK Entertainment. Rashmika Mandanna played main heroine. The film's music was composed by rockstar Devi Sri Prasad.